belleayrelogo1.jpgHighmount, N.Y. - Skiers and riders will be greeted by a couple inches of fresh powder at the Belleayre Ski Center Monday and the forecast calls for the kind of weather that is perfect for making snow throughout the holiday week. We're skiing and riding from top to bottom with varying terrain to accommodate all skill levels with plenty of room for everyone. Belleayre's inaugural Holiday 4 Pack is now on sale for $160 for adults and $100 for age 17 and under offering visitors a great deal on four anytime, holiday lift passes with an additional 20 percent discount at the Blue Sky Sports retail shop. This is a $54 savings for adults. Present your holiday lift ticket to Blue Sky sports on the day it was issued and receive an added 20 percent off of your purchases. This may not be combined with other on-sale items. The only dates the Holiday 4 Pack will be available to use are this week through 01/03/2010, 01/16/2010 through 01/18/2010, and 02/13/2010 through 02/15/2010. Limit one per person and the 4  Pack is non-transferable. Purchase your Holiday 4 Pack online on the Belleayre Online store. This week, Helping Hands of New York is asking for your assistance as the local food pantry is seeking donations to help restock its shelves following the busy holiday period. Helping Hands of NY provides as many as 750 people with food and basic essentials during these trying times. Representatives will be on the mountain this Wednesday and Thursday seeking donations from the Belleayre family. Drop off some spare change or write a check to this worthy cause and help those who are having trouble making ends meet. This Sunday is another popular Potter Brothers Flex Day with $23.95 lift tickets available at any Potter Brothers location. Also this Sunday, Woodstock Physical Therapy will be on the mountain offering free 15 minute consultations on injury prevention and recovery in the Garden Room of the Discovery Lodge from 12:30 to 4 p.m. And starting January 4, 2010, Ulster County Area Transit will start Sunday bus service to Belleayre so you will be able to get to the mountain every day of the week. So come to Belleayre, New York's Winter Snow Park for your skiing and riding pleasure. To save time, you may purchase your tickets in advance by visiting Belleayre's on-line store at http://www.belleayre.com/.

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 J. Blake Killin, Belleayre Ski Center Marketing Department (845) 254-5600, ext. 2435 jbkillin@gw.dec.state.ny.us